Table 2

 Diagnosis leading to prescription of erythromycin and ceftriaxone to 156 antenatal care clients in Gaborone, Botswana, of which 132 clients were prescribed both drugs, 14 clients were prescribed erythromycin only, and 10 ceftriaxone only

Reasons for prescribing 500 mg of erythromycin 1 × 4 in 10 days to 146 women, 13 of whom were diagnosed twice (n = 159)
Vaginal discharge syndrome137(86)
Cervical erosion18(11)
Lower abdominal pain3(2)
Genital ulcer1(1)
Reasons for prescribing 250 mg of ceftriaxone intramuscularly, single dose to 142 women of whom 11 were diagnosed twice (n = 153)
Vaginal discharge syndrome130(85)
Cervical erosion17(11)
Lower abdominal pain2(1)
Genital ulcer3(2)